Joseph Ragukonis represents individuals and businesses—from the onset of a case to its resolution—protecting company interests in business disputes in both state and federal courts. Joseph also handles Life, Health, Disability, & ERISA claims, litigating bad faith, rescission, and coverage disputes.
Before joining Hinshaw, Joseph served as an officer in the United States Army Judge Advocate General's Corps (JAG). During his military career, Joseph advised commanders as an administrative law attorney, provided legal representation for active duty service members, their dependents, and retirees as a legal assistance attorney, and represented victims of sexual assault and domestic violence as a Special Victims' Counsel in Army criminal law cases across the country. Later, Joseph served as a military criminal justice advisor at Fort Gordon (since renamed Fort Eisenhower) in Georgia and staff judge advocate for the Operation Allies Welcome mission at Fort Pickett (since renamed Fort Barfoot) in Virginia. He and his command staff helped our nation's Afghan allies transition into the United States. During his military career, Joseph was awarded two Army Commendation Medals.
- Florida Bar Association
Joseph litigated several administrative board hearings during his time in the Army in order to reach command goals for employment decisions in light of misconduct.
Joseph comes from a large family of six children and is an uncle to many nieces and nephews. He is an avid sports fan, beach-goer, and technology enthusiast. In his free time, Joseph enjoys traveling, trying new restaurants, and visiting parks and other outdoor adventure sites.
J.D., University of Florida Levin College of Law, 2017
B.A., Economics and Computer Applications, University of Notre Dame, 2014